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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Vacancy Summary
Benhurst Primary School
APTC 5, points 22-25
Benhurst Primary School
Working Pattern:
Term Time
35 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
30/06/2017 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Benhurst Primary School

Benhurst Avenue, Elm Park, Hornchurch, Essex RM23 4QS

Tel: 01708 450807

Website: www.benhurst.havering.sch.uk

Twitter: @BenhurstPrimary

Head Teacher: Mr D. Denchfield BA (Hons) NPQH


Higher Level Teaching Assistant (Upper KS2)

Salary: APTC 5, Points 22-25

Hours: 8-30 until 3-30 Monday to Friday, 39 weeks per year

Pay: £22,506 - £24,510 pro rata (£18,590 - £20,245 per annum, actual salary)

Start date: September 2017 (an earlier start may be possible)


Benhurst Primary School has a fantastic opportunity for a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to join our ambitius and rapidly improving primary school from September 2017.

We are looking for a highly committed, enthusiastic and hard-working person who has secured the HLTA status to join our caring and dedicated team to make a difference to our children's lives. We are a school with a very friendly, warm atmpsohere where children are well-behaved and motivated learners.

We are looking for a practitioner who:

  • is versatile and committed to a high standard of Learning and Teaching for all children;
  • understands the importance of AfL and uses this in their teaching;
  • effectively uses ICT to enhanced the quality of learning;
  • is thoughtful and caring and can get the best out of children;
  • is motivated and able to engage with other professionals to raise standards and enrich the curriculum;
  • enjoys their work, has a good sense of humour and is open and flexible to new ideas

We will provide you with the opportunity to work with a supportive and dedicated team in an attractive and well-resourced environment where staff members are provided with excellent CPD opportunities.

What did Ofsted think when they last visited?

'Pupils feel extremely safe within this caring, welcoming and purposeful school'

'Achievement has improved significantly since the previous inspection'

'School leaders set challenging targets and expectations are high'

'Pupils behaviour around the school is extremely good'


What were our parent's views when we asked them in January?

My child is happy at Benhurst Primary School (99% agreed)

My child is safe at Benhurst Primary School (100% agreed)

The school is led and managed effectively (99% agreed)

My child is making good progress (98% agreed)


What were the staff's view when we asked them in January?

I am proud to be a member of Benhurst Primary School (98% agreed)

The school runs smoothly on a daily basis (100% agreed)

The school is well led (98% agreed)


How to apply

Informal visits to the school are strongly advised and can be arranged by contacting the Headteacher, Mr Denchfield, by phone (01708 450807) or email (ddenchfield@benhurst.havering.sch.uk)

Please apply online. Should you experience any techncial difficulty please contact Education HR on 01708 431636.

Closing date: Friday 30th June (12:00)

Interviews: Wednesday 5th July


Please note: The London Borough of Havering has undertaken a review of employee terms and conditions, which is planned to come into effect later this year.

This means that this vacancy will be graded at Grade 5 at a salary range from £22,506 to £24,510 pro rata

However aspects of those terms and conditions (including pay) could be subject to change following implementation of proposals arising from this review.


Equal Opportunities
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all.

Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations.

Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (July 2015) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council
How to apply
To apply online please visit https://ats-haveringschools.jobsgopublic.com